Final determination of bond projects and Board of Trustees calling for an election
The Coppell ISD Board of Trustees held the first of four public work sessions on January 21, 2016. Taking into consideration campus needs and potential property tax impact, solutions addressing student growth took top priority in the timeline.
The Board agreed with the recommendations of the Bond Steering Committee and proposed project categories, cost estimates, and projected completion dates as follows:
Growth Solutions – Approximately $146.2M
- Remodel CMS West to become the district’s new 9th Grade Center (NTH@C 9th graders would remain at NT’s current location) - 2018-19 school year
- Construct new middle school (CISD land in Cypress Waters) - 2018-19 school year
- Funding set aside for future elementary school (location and timing TBD)
- Renovations & additions to CMS East and CMS North - 2019-2020 school year
Technology Infrastructure & Equipment - $34.6M – allocated throughout five-year plan
Renovations – Construction for Support Services/Network Operations Center & CHS - $32.9M
Districtwide Improvements – Campus & District - $32.4M - allocated throughout five-year plan
Safety & Security – Campus & District - $2.9M – allocated throughout five-year plan
At the February 16, 2016 regular public board meeting, the CISD Board of Trustees unanimously called for a bond election to be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016. After calling the election, the district conducted several informational sessions for public attendance to educate and answer questions about the proposed bond projects, as well as, the potential tax impact. The following is a link to the bond informational sheet presented to the public prior to the May 7 election and a link to the recommended complete bond project list.